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Virtual History Happy Hour: Cook that Spam a Little Faster: How WWII and Women Changes the Food Industry

June 17, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

History Happy Hour kicks off its summer schedule on Thursday,June 17th at 6:30 pm!


Join speaker Dr. Angela Keaton for her presentation “Cook That Spam a LittleFaster: How World War II and Women Changed the Food Industry.” Dr. Keaton is a history professor from Tusculum University and longtimefriend of the History Happy Hour. She will be discussing how World WarII changed food production and how those changes intersected with the postwaremphasis on gender roles. Which processed foods emerged, which ones did notsucceed, and what role did women play in the process? Join us on Thursday June17th at 6:30 pm and find out!


The program will be offered through the Zoom platform andwill also be streamed live on the Chester Inn Museum’s Facebook page. Go to theChester Inn Facebook page for the link to the meeting room and for the passwordto login. The program will begin online at 6:30 pm and participants can jointhe Zoom meeting or stream live on Facebook at that time. Participants who useZoom are encouraged to keep their microphones muted and relay any questionsduring the presentation to the chat. The program is free and open to thepublic!


This project is funded under an agreement with the TennesseeDepartment of Environment and Conservation, Tennessee Historical Commission. For more information on the Chester Inn Museum, History HappyHour, or the Heritage Alliance please call our office at 423.753.9580 or theChester Inn Museum at 423.753.4580.  Youcan also contact the organization via email at info@heritageall.org.  Additional information about the HeritageAlliance and its mission can be found online at http://www.heritageall.org/.Be sure to follow the Chester Inn and Heritage Alliance Facebook pages forupdates about events at the Chester Inn and other Heritage Alliance programs.


June 17, 2021
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm


117 Boone St, Jonesborough, TN 37659, USA
117 Boone St United States